Introduction: DIY Top Handle Rig

Affordable top handle design plus using the Kabuto Focus to enable using the same hand that hold the handle to change focus or zoom. Sorry for the scuffled look of the lens but the lens is pretty old and the weather sealing is literally falling off. And my other wide angle I am filming myself so that what the other lens I could only use to show a correct setup, the lens is actually a Sigma 14mm f3.5 and it is not a Fisheye.

For more info about the Kabutot Focus:

Part list for the top handle with links to Ebay:
$10 L bracket -
$6 Sponge handle -
Alternative metal grip for heavy DSLR -

$10 Quick release -
$4 Mini Ballhead -
$2 Coldshoe mount -

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PeterM17 (author)2015-04-06

Or watch the video where he builds it...

Jan_Henrik (author)2014-05-03

I love this one!!!! Im building it right now ;)

audreyobscura (author)2014-03-03

Awesome! That is a really good idea! Thanks for providing all the links.

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